Palliative care is not enough, some currently accepted end-of-life practices bear similarities to physician-assisted death, it is possible to design safeguards that are largely effective.
These are just some of the conclusions reached by Madam Justice Lynn Smith in her just released decision on the Charter challenge.
She has declared that the law is to be struck down in a year’s time with Gloria Taylor given the right earlier to physician aid in dying earlier under certain conditions.
More details are available here.
The full decision is available here: